It’s really starting to wind down on Silver Creek as the browns begin the fall spawn. You’ll still find plenty of fish up this time of year, but expect to work a little harder to get into the better ones. They’ve been fished over all season and they’re not getting any easier.
The Nature Conservancy is a decent starting point for fall fishing. However, it’s not the only accessible water on the creek. A good number of people overlook the water down lower on the creek (Silver Creek West and East) but it can be fairly productive this time of year and a little less crowded.
Regardless of where you fish along the creek, long, light leaders are an ABSOLUTE must. 12’ to 15’ feet total length is ballpark and we’ve got the best tools for the job. Our TroutHunter (Rene Harrop Series) leaders are becoming a fast favorite among technical anglers.
It’s a bit cooler up in valley so expect fishing conditions to be a little sporadic with the weather. Fall evenings can get downright bitter and things can shut off like a light. Be sure to check the weather before you make the trip and plan accordingly. If things get stale, the Big Wood is just a hop, skip and a jump away.
Look for Midges, BWOs and Mahoganies for best fishing opportunities on the creek this time of year. Our best producing patterns have been...
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